• Pro golfer meets 2 North Carolina teens with chronic illnesses during Pro-am


    Cromwell, Connecticut - Two North Carolina teens battling life-threatening illnesses got the chance of a lifetime when they hit the links with pro golfer Jordan Spieth Wednesday.

    (VIDEO: PGA)

    Grayson Beck, 15, of Lexington and Troy Perna, 17, of Lexington got to walk inside the ropes on the 18th hole with Spieth as part of the Pro-am at TPC River Highlands in Connecticut.

    The teens' special moment with their favorite golfer was made possible by The Make-A-Wish Foundation.

    They also had the opportunity to use Spieth’s putter while on the green.

    The teens said they were a little nervous but will never forget the experience.

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